Tag Archives: MacBook Pro

Apple to shake up MacBook design this year?

Today marks an incredibly sad day in the computing world. The White MacBook of old is dead. Admittedly, Apple stopped selling it publicly 7 months ago, but Apple kept on selling it through schools as a tool for education, a clear sign that 6 years after its release, it’s still a formidable piece of kit, TiP managing editor Cam still owns one, and he raves…

Macs shouldn’t have touch screens

A new Apple patent was published today, and it’s been making headlines because it hints at the possible inclusion of a touch-enabled display in future Mac computers. Now, the patent doesn’t actually mention a computer specifically, instead it focuses on the the implications of optimizing the Mac OS X software for a touch-based input method. According…

The Computer Market: Taking stock as Apple props up the US

I recently published a feature similar to this one analysing the tablet market. Specifically what it has done in the last year, and what we should look out for this year. If this sounds like something you might be interested in, check it out here. Over at our Facebook page, in response to that article one of you asked if we would take a look at the computer…

2012 Preview – What can we expect from Apple this year?

Last year was an interesting, but ever-so-slightly dull year for most Apple fans. In 2011 we got the new iPad which sold in record numbers, Cupertino finally launched the Verizon iPhone (January), the elusive white iPhone 4 (April) and the iPhone 4S (October). Sprint customers cheered at receiving the iPhone for the first time too – sadly, Tmo users…

If you could only have one Apple product, which one would you choose?

Apple is famous, in part, for the fabulous ecosystem it has created. Between iTunes, Mac OS X and iOS, the various Apple-branded products on the market work seamlessly with one another… which is why so many people have more than one. Personally I am the proud owner of an iPad 2, and iPhone 4 and a MacBook Pro. I love all of my Apple gadgets and use…

Rumor: 2012 MacBook Pro to sport Retina display?

DigiTimes, an ever present spinner of the rumor mill has yet another one for us. (Pinch of salt at the ready, for appropriate seasoning.) The tech publication allegedly has sources in the supply chain who speak of an ultra-high resolution display for the next batch of MacBook Pros. The displays will apparently have a resolution of 2880×1800 setting it…

Rumor: 4″ iPhone 5/6 release next summer, “thicker” iPad 3 in March

iLounge, a relatively quiet iPhone blog when it comes to rumor spills has been in touch with its most reliable source. The source claims that Apple is planning a couple of newly designed iDevices next year, as well as a new range of MacBooks. iPad 3 According to the source, the iPad 3 will be slightly thicker than the iPad 2. This is to allow room for the…

Rumor: 15-inch MacBook Air coming soon

Here is a little rumor that is not related to the iPhone 5/iPad3–finally. Digitimes is reporting that we may see a MacBook Air sporting a 15-inch display as soon March. Upstream suppliers of Apple have recently started shipping a small volume of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook model from Apple in November and the device could be either…